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Navy Lightweight Crew Posts Strong Results at Eastern Sprints

Mids compete in five grand finals and secure four medals


Lightweights Finish Regular Season with Four Wins at Callow Cup Competition

Mids win four of five races to take home Callow Cup and 1919 Trophy


No. 7 Lightweight Crew Shows Strong in Meet versus No. 1 Harvard & No. 6 Delaware

Mids win two races and finish second in other three


Navy Lightweights Sweep Forster Cup Event Over Georgetown

Mids win all three races by six-plus seconds


Navy Lightweights Goes 2-2 in Saturday Action Versus Columbia

Mids win 3V and 4V races; slightly edged in both the 1V and 2V competitions

At Navy
2017 - A key contributor in the upper boat lineups; raced with the second varsity in the regular season before moving to the first crew for Eastern Sprints and V4- crew at the IRA Championships
- Member of the second varsity eight crew from the start of the season and raced in seven competitions, including the Eastern Sprints

Prior to Navy
Competed on the swim and water polo teams at Penn Charter School earning seven combined varsity letters; four with swimming and three with water polo ... Earned All-League honors in 2014 and 2015 as a swimmer ... Served as team captain for the 2015 swim program ... Won InterAC League championships in 2012-15, as well as the 2015 Eastern Championship with water polo ... Recruited to swim at both Cornell and Penn

Son of Michael and Cynthia ... Both parents were D1 collegiate athletes as his father was a four-year gymnast at Penn and his mother swam at Villanova for four years ... His older sister Cathryn has competed with the cross country and track & field teams at Middlebury from 2014-17
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